Best Spots to Visit in Jeju While on a 3D2N Road Trip

Best Spots to Visit in Jeju While on a 3D2N Road Trip

A guide on the many attractions and places to visit in Jeju Island while on a road trip.

You have not seen all of Korea if you have yet to visit its largest island, Jeju. This UNESCO heritage site is an island full of ecological wonders – its roaring winds, stunning rocks and beautiful seasides. Ready to explore?


Take your adventure to the next level. If you or your friends can drive, rent a car and have the best roadtrip ever!

Before we proceed, let us clarify the burning question: so, ‘why drive’?

Public transportation in Jeju can sometimes be a pain in the butt. Pick-up locations are most often ulu, and you might have to wait for a very long time for buses to arrive. Our take on this: avoid at all cost!

Convinced? Then let the exploring begin! Here are several of the must-see travel attractions for a 3D2N road trip in Jeju-do Island.

Day 1

Rise and shine, for it’s a brand new day to unearth Jeju and its magnificent attractions.

Jeongbang Falls

Jeongbang FallsImage credit: Jonas Ginter

Head over to this famous 23-metre waterfall in Jeju. We’re pretty sure that the view and the sea breeze will make your endless worries disappear!

37, Chilsimni-ro 214 beon-gil, Seogwipo-si, Jeju-do, GPS: 7331530, Operating hours: 08:00-18:00, Admission: Adults 2,000 won

Cheonjiyeon Falls

Cheonjiyeon Falls

Literally means ‘sky connected with land’, Cheonjiyeon Falls is your next picturesque destination.

666-7, Cheonji-dong, Seogwipo-si, Jeju-do 666-7, GPS: 7331528, Operating hours: 07:00–23:00, Admission: Adults 2,000 won

The Teddy Bear Museum

The Teddy Bear MuseumImage credit: ohocheese

When you are in Jeju, The Teddy Bear Museum is a must. This is where you can find the famous teddy bear from the hit Korean TV drama, Goong!

31, Jungmungwangwang-ro 110 beon-gil, Seogwipo-si, Jeju-do, GPS: 7387600, Operating Hours: 09:00–22:00, Admission: Adults 9,500 won

O’Sulloc Tea Museum  

O'Sulloc Tea Museum Image credit: Wilson Loo Kok Wee

If you are into tea and interested to learn more about Korean traditional tea culture, O’Sulloc Tea Museum should be your next pit-stop! You have to try the delicious green tea desserts and beverages at the café! And ladies, there’s a huge Innisfree outlet right next to the Museum.  

425, Sinhwayeoksa-ro, Andeok-myeon, Seogwipo-si, Jeju-do, GPS: 7945312, Operating hours: Summer season (April~September) 09:00-18:00 & Winter season (October–March) 09:00–17:00, Admission: Free!

Jusangjeolli Cliffs

Jusangjeolli CliffsImage credit: Reuben C. J. Lim

End your awesome day by catching a beautiful sunset at Jusangjeolli Cliffs, where stone pillars pile up along the coast. This is a designated cultural monument of Jeju-do Island.

2663, Jungmun-dong, Seogwipo-si, Jeju-do, GPS: 7381521, Operating hours: 08:00–19:00 Admission: Adults 2,000 won

Day 2

Wake up and freshen up. Get ready to kick ass and conquer Jeju!

Manjanggul Cave

Manjanggul CaveImage credit: Chris and Katie Howell

Start your second day by braving through the oh-so-cold Manjanggul Cave. It’ll sure dispel the morning sleepiness away! Remember to wear jacket and shoes, and bring along torchlight. Do note that there’ll be a 20-minute walk to get from the parking lot to the entrance of the cave.

3341-3, Gimnyeong-ri, Gujwa-eup, Jeju-si, Jeju-do, GPS: 7834818, Operating hours: 09:00-18:00 (last admission: 17:10), Admission: Adults 2,000 won

Gimnyeong Maze Park

Gimnyeong Maze ParkImage credit: Seongbin Im

Have a little fun and try the Gimnyeong Maze Park, near Manjanggul Cave. A tad kiddy but hey, you are on holiday. It’s perfectly justified to release your inner-child! If you cleverly use the maze map, it might take you only 5 minutes. But we challenge you to do it without a map; it’s a bit more difficult and can take up to 20 minutes to get out of the maze. Good luck!

122, Manjanggul-gil, Gujwa-eup, Jeju-si, Jeju-do, GPS: 7829266, Operating hours: Spring (March-June) 08:30-18:00, Summer (July-August) 08:30-19:00 (night time opening: until 22:00), Autumn (September-November) 08:30-18:00 & Winter (December-February) 08:30-17:30, Admission: Adults 3,300 won

Seongsan Ilchulbong (Sunrise) Peak

Seongsan Ilchulbong (Sunrise) PeakImage credit: Justin De La Ornellas

Time to work those leg muscles and climb up the Seongsan Ilchulbong (Sunrise) Peak, a UNESCO World Heritage Site! Make sure your camera or phone is fully charged cause the view from the peak is breathtaking indeed. It may take you about 20–40 mins to reach the top. Psst, if you are a big Running Man fan, you can also catch the famous Seongsan Ilchulbong Jeju Woman Divers (Haenyo) performance there!

Jeju-do Seogwipo-si Seongsan-eup Ilchul-ro 284-12, GPS: 7830959 or 7107923, Operating hours: 1 hour before sunrise until 20:00 (winter) and 21:00 (summer) & closed during inclement weather, Admission: Adults 1,600 won


SeopjikojiImage credit: Baron Reznik

Seopjikoji is renowned for its scenic view of rapeseeds field (canola) and lighthouse by the cliff. It is often used filming site with Seongsan Ilchulbong as the backdrop. Nearby tourist attractions include Jeju Folk Village and Udo Island.

261, Seopjikoji-ro, Seongsan-eup, Seogwipo-si, Jeju-do, GPS: 7604251 or 7820080, Operating Hours: 24 hours, Admission: Free!

Jeju Love Land

Jeju Love LandImage credit: Dave Miller

Time for your exploration to take a whole new different direction! Jeju Love land is a very peculiar place to visit but you are definitely in for a treat.

2894-72, Cheonbaengi-ro, Jeju-si, Jeju-do, GPS: 7126988, Operating hours: 09:00 – 24:00, Admission: Adults 9,000 won

Jungmun Beach

Image credit: eLjeProks

What better way to end your adventurous day than to wind down at Jungmun Beach! Imagine your feet walking on its white sandy shore, so therapeutic!

Sallongnam-ro, Seogwipo-si, Jeju-do, GPS: 7602772, Admission: Free!

Day 3

Wake up early, pack your luggages and load them into the car. Time to say farewell to this stunning island!

Jeju City

Jeju CityImage credit: Justin De La Ornellas

After immersing yourself in Jeju’s brilliant wonders of nature, time for a quick drive around, in the morning, to take a look at the cosmopolitan aspect of the island.

Jeju Dongmum Traditional Market

Jeju Dongmum Traditional MarketImage credit: thddbwnd

For that last minute souvenirs, shop at one of the most popular traditional markets in Jeju, Dongmum Market.

Jeju-si, Leedo-1-dong, 1349, GPS: 7523001, Operating Hours: Varies by store,  Admission: Free!

Return rental car at your selected rental car company. Then, hop on the shuttle bus and head to Gimpo Airport to unwillingly leave Jeju.

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Zakaria Muhammad
Zakaria Muhammad

Zakaria or Zack believes that he was once a nomad because he doesn't believe in being connected to one place for a long period. He is a fresh graduate who wants to find his place in this big world. He is an outgoing introvert who loves reading and strongly believes that the pen is mightier than the sword. His pet topics include gender issues, issues of diversity, men's street fashion, cats and most definitely travel.


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